Suicide Prevention Action Plan
Initial Development and Implementation

SPC Sub-Committees

Suicide Prevention Council Subcommittees

Help Line Collaborative. In partnership with OptumHealth, a Help Line Collaborative was formed in 2011 on behalf of the SPC to coordinate efforts of local help lines.  The next meeting of the Help Line Collaborative is on July 20, 2015 from 1:00pm-2:30pm. For more information or to join, contact Yeni L. Palomino at ypalomino@sdchip.org. To RSVP to the meetings please contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971

Training & Education Subcommittee.The SPC Training & Education Subcommittee meets as needed related to the development and/or implementation of local suicide prevention trainings and educational resources. The next meeting of the Training & Education Subcommittee will be TBD. To join or RSVP for meetings of the SPC Training & Education Subcommittee, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971

Media Subcommittee. The SPC Media Subcommittee was formed to impact responsible reporting on suicide in the media. The next meeting of the Media Subcommittee is on July 14, 2015 from 1:30pm-3:00pm and is a joint meeting with the Assessment & Evaluation Subcommittee. To learn more or to RSVP, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971. To get more information or to join the SPC Media Subcommittee, contact Yeni L. Palomino at ypalomino@sdchip.org.

Schools Collaborative (K-12). The SPC Schools Collaborative has been formed to provide resources and education to San Diego County schools interested in implementing a suicide prevention program. The Schools Collaborative meetings are now open to attend. The next meeting of the Schools Collaborative is on July 13, 2015 from 1:30-3:00pm. For more information or to join, contact Yeni L. Palomino at ypalomino@sdchip.org. To RSVP to the meetings please contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971.

Higher Education Collaborative. The SPC Higher Education Subcommittee has been formed to help the Colleges and Universities that currently have CalMHSA funding and provide resources, a forum to collaborate on implementing suicide prevention programs, education and awareness. The next conference call is set for July. To learn more about or join or for meeting information, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971

Faith Organization Outreach The SPC Faith Organization Outreach group has ben formed to provide resources and education to San Diego County Faith Organizations interested in suicide prevention and bringing additional awareness. The next meeting is on July 15, 2015 from 11:00am-1:00pm for location email lcayanan@sdchip.org . To participate, RSVP or get meeting information for the Faith Organization Outreach, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971.

Assessment & Evaluation.The SPC Assessment & Evaluation Committee has ben formed to track the progress of the SPC efforts and plans. The Assessment & Evaluation Subcommittee meets as needed related to the Assessment and Evaluation of the local SPC efforts. The next meeting of the Assessment & Evaluation Subcommitteee is on July 14, 2015 from 1:30pm-3:00pm and is a joint meeting with the Media Subcommittee. To participate, RSVP or get meeting information for the Assessment and Evaluation Subcommittee, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971.

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  • Suicide Prevention Council Meeting on July 28, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am. For location and to RSVP please contact Lora Cayanan lcayanan@sdchip.org.
  • Assessment and Evaluation Subcommittee joint meeting with the Media Subcommittee on July 14, 2015 from 10:30am-12:00pm . For location and to RSVP please contact Lora Cayanan lcayanan@sdchip.org.
  • School Collaborative Subcommittee meeting is set for July 13, 2015 from 1:30pm-3:00pm. For location and to RSVP please contact Lora Cayanan lcayanan@sdchip.org.
  • Higher Education Subcommittee Conference Call scheduled for July. To RSVP please contact Lora Cayananlcayanan@sdchip.org.
  • Faith Organization Outreach meeting is set for July 15, 2015 from from 11:00am-1:00pm. For location and to RSVP email lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971
  • Media Subcommittee joint meeting with Assessment and Evaluation Subcommittee is set for July 14, 2015 from 2:00pm-3:30pm. For location and to RSVP email lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971.
  • Help Line Collaborative meeting is set for July 20, 2015 from 1:00pm-2:30pm. Please contact Lora Cayanan if interested in joining lcayanan@sdchip.org
  • TRAIN! Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Trainings for Suicide Prevention are now available! QPR is like CPR - an emergency mental health intervention. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.  Click here for more information, or to schedule a FREE training.
  • SPC Press Conference was held on Friday, September 5, 2014 from 11:30am-12:30pm at County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway (Room 302), San Diego, CA 92101. The San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council Releases its first ever "Report to the Community," along with debut of outreach video encouraging San Diegans to be a part of the solution.
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